JAVALE MCGEE

Reports: Warriors, Heat, Mavericks Have Interest In Signing JaVale Mcgee Upon Release From Sixers

JaVale McGee's time as a starting center is over, and his brief tenure as a mentor for the Philadelphia 76ers is, too. In his next NBA role, it seems the talented but inconsistent big man could play the part of frontcourt reserve for a contender.

NERLENS NOEL

Watch Nerlens Noel Absolutely Devour Jonas Valanciunas’ Brave Dunk Attempt

Nerlens Noel isn't exactly a behemoth – the lithe rookie is listed at a perhaps generous 228 pounds. And considering his well-established shot-blocking prowess, the best way to challenge him mano-a-mano really might be trying to power right through him. But Valanciunas doesn't have the length or explosive athletic ability to take a hit from Noel and stay elevated, let alone rise above him.

NERLENS NOEL

Get That Outta Here! Nerlens Noel Comes From Weak Side To Swat Nene’s Hook Shot Out Of Bounds

Nerlens Noel averaged 1.0 block per game in November. He swatted 1.5 shots in December, 2.2 in January, and is notching an impressive 2.8 blocks in February. Just what will the Philadelphia 76ers rookie rim-protector do for March?

Isaiah Canaan

Shot Of The Night: Isaiah Canaan Grabs Loose Ball In Mid-Air And Goes Glass For Crazy Jumper

Never question Sam Hinkie. Clearly, the Philadelphia 76ers' wunderkind GM knew what he was doing when effectively replacing reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams with the seldom-used Isaiah Canaan at the trade deadline.

#LeBron James

LeBron James Passes Childhood Hero Allen Iverson For 22nd On All-Time Scoring List

LeBron James has bettered one his childhood heroes; just 6,500 more points to catch the other. With two quick baskets in the opening minutes of his team's win over the New York Knicks on Sunday, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar usurped future Hall-of-Famer Allen Iverson for 22nd on the all-time scoring list.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

Counterpoint: The Philadelphia 76ers Are Fun And Hilarious

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The Philadelphia 76ers are very bad at basketball. And that's okay, because the whole thing has been fun and hilarious.

K.J. McDaniels

Report: Rockets Get K.J. McDaniels From Sixers For Isaiah Canaan, Second-Round Pick

K.J. McDaniels has long been a favorite in these parts, and now the hyper-disruptive rookie will get a chance to charm a national audience. According to Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, the Philadelphia 76ers have traded McDaniels to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Isaiah Canaan and a second-round pick.

BRANDON KNIGHT

Report: Brandon Knight To Suns, Michael Carter-Williams To Bucks In Blockbuster Deal; Isaiah Thomas Headed To Celtics

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The Phoenix Suns have already found their replacement for Goran Dragic. Just minutes after news broke that the team traded its disgruntled lefty to the Miami Heat, reports emerged that All-Star snub Brandon Knight was headed to Phoenix from the Milwaukee Bucks.

JAVALE MCGEE

Reports: Denver Trades JaVale McGee, Protected First-Round Pick To Philadelphia

JaVale McGee's wayward tenure with the Denver Nuggets is over. According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the talented but wildly inconsistent seven-footer is on his way to the Philadelphia 76ers along with a first-round pick previously acquired by Denver from the Oklahoma City Thunder.

JOEL EMBIID

Brett Brown Thinks Joel Embiid Could Be Sixers’ Second-Best Shooter

Success really does seem on the horizon for Brett Brown's team, a likelihood based on the young Sixers' improving in-game performance alone – basically, without factoring in the potential of injured rookie Joel Embiid. And considering Brown's recent boasts of his prized big man's skill level, it appears more obvious than ever that Embiid won't merely be a part of Philly's future, but go a long way towards making it, too.

Sixers

The New Sixers Mascot Is A Fluffy Blue Breakdancing Dog Named Franklin

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The Sixers may not be very good, but as their fluffy new breakdancing canine mascot Franklin indicates, they are very, very fun.

K.J. McDaniels

Watch Philly’s K.J. McDaniels Get Creative With Punishing Self Alley-Oop

Watch K.J. McDaniels lob it off the backboard to himself for the slam against the Warriors last night. It's one of many highlight-worthy plays from the second-round pick.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

Video: Joel Embiid Defends Nerlens Noel During Sixers Practice

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The Philadelphia 76ers aren't nearly as bad as casual NBA fans believe they are.

THABO SEFOLOSHA

GIF: Nerlens Noel Rejects Kent Bazemore’s Dunk With Towering Block

The Atlanta Hawks won their nineteenth consecutive game last night, setting a NBA record for most victories (17) over a calendar month in the process.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS

Video: Jerami Grant Throws Down Monster Jam On Jonas Jerebko

Nerlens Noel is the Philadelphia 76ers' most notable rookie, and K.

#NEW YORK KNICKS

Video: 76ers Miss Five Layups In One Possession

The Knicks won last night, but there's an asterisk since it came against the Sixers, and some fans are gonna bitch about ping pong balls — forgetting that the team with the worst record has won the lottery half as many times as the team who finished with the third worst record.

Smack

Joel Embiid Says He Doesn’t Weigh 300 Pounds

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After a report this weekend from the Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey said Joel Embiid had skipped training sessions and had swollen to close to 300 pounds, Embiid denied the excessive weight gain while his Sixers were in the Nation's Capital to play the Wizards in a Martin Luther King Day matinee today.


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